The Los Angeles Lakers are advised to make several moves and they may soon trade for a top superstar. Dan Favale from Bleacher Report wrote that Bradley Beal is the perfect target for the Lakers. He would be an excellent addition to the Lakers offense.
“Basketball reasons abound for him landing in L.A.. He is the type of primary scorer and secondary playmaker who will have no issue playing off LeBron James and ferrying the offense without him, Favale wrote. “The Washington Wizards inexplicably gave Beal a no-trade clause in his latest contract. That gives him the final say in where he goes next. If he wants to play for the Lakers, the Wizards don’t really have a choice. They have to accept the Westbrook-plus-picks-and-swaps package…To be clear: Beal has given no indication that he wants out of Washington.”
Lakers could benefit from the trade, Beal is a top superstar
The 29-year-old could help the Lakers handle their scoring issues. Beal has several years left and the Washington Wizards have a few good reasons to keep him around.
Howard Beck appeared on The Crossover Podcast to discuss the Lakers’ potential move.
“I will add one thing without going into all the detail, but I was canvassing a bunch of front office folks last week when I was workshopping my idea of ‘Can the Nets tear down now? Should they just tear down now? What could they reasonably get for Kevin Durant? Could they get anything for Kyrie Irving? Could they get anything at all for Ben Simmons?’ And in those discussions, when I brought up the Lakers, the pushback I was getting was they’re waiting for a specific player,” Beck said. “That they’re not doing the Pacer deal, that they won’t do the Kyrie deal now that we for sure thought they would do a couple months ago, is an indication that the Lakers are waiting for a bigger piece to come loose that they think they can trade Westbrook and the two future firsts for.”
The Lakers have been linked to several players. They have been looking for top targets and Beal is one of the players to join the team in the near future.
LeBron James sustained an injury and even missed one game. Hopefully, his condition will improve in the upcoming period. The Lakers need him on the field. Rob Pelinka may have to get new players who will step in when things get rough. It looks like the Lakers will face too many challenges this season. Getting Beal could be of great help for the team.